Friday Filler

San Francisco/Peninsula Writers, a branch of California Writers Club, is pleased to announce its second annual Fault Zone writing contest.

Fault Zone:
Stepping Up to the Edge
Short Story Contest

Call for entries!

Fault Zone: Stepping Up to the Edge, an anthology of short stories, will be published January 2012 by the San Francisco & Peninsula branch of the California Writers Club. We encourage you to submit your short stories to our 2nd annual contest. Your piece should relate to the anthology’s theme in some way. Interpret as you wish and have fun. We can’t wait to see it!

·Send to: CWC Fault Zone Contest, PO Box 853, Belmont, CA 94002-0853.

·First Prize is $300 and publication in Fault Zone.

Second Prize is $100.

Third Prize is $50.

·Postmark deadline is September 30, 2011. Entry fee is $15.

·Previously published work will be considered. Novel excerpts must stand on their own.

·Word count should not exceed 2,500 words

·Entries will be read blind. Do not put your name anywhere on the manuscript. Put your title on every page of your manuscript, along with page numbers.

·Include two 3 x 5 cards with your contact information. You must have an email address or we will disqualify the entry! (Don’t worry, we won’t share it, but last contest we had to contact a couple of authors and there was no time for snail mail.)

We are very pleased that our first volume, Fault Zone: Words from the Edge is in its second printing and is still for sale at Kepler’s Books in Palo Alto. (www.keplers.com) We hope you enter our Fault Zone contest. Someone has to win. It might as well be you!

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